The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), the state’s largest trade association supporting the technology and life sciences sectors, today announced the appointment of Marty Rosendale as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.
According to a press release:
“Marty is a long-time member of MTC and served as senior executive advisor of the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) in 2016, playing a key role in fostering the successful merger of the TCM with the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council, which was effective on January 1, 2017,” stated Rene B. LaVigne, MTC Chairman and President and CEO of Iron Bow Technologies. “He is an excellent choice to serve MTC as CEO. He knows the organization intimately, understands the business sectors of our membership as well as the constituents’ focus, has a visionary mindset, and brings extensive C-level experience.”
Marty is a 35-year veteran of the life sciences industry and through his collective experiences and specific efforts with the Newport Board Group, a national professional services firm, he provides expert advisory services to CEOs, board directors, and executive leaders addressed with navigating major industry and organizational inflection points. With more than 15 years of C-level experience, he has led several successful businesses in various market sectors including medical biologics, drugs, medical devices, and plastics.
Marty has launched, branded, acquired or commercialized more than 10 products and companies. He has raised equity-based capital for public and private companies and non-dilutive capital through strategic partnerships. He has also provided technical support or corporate advice to companies in the biotechnology, food preparation, and plastics engineering market sectors. Marty has been a Board member for Nuo Therapeutics, the Transplant Recipients International Organization and the American Red Cross, San Jose Region. He also served on the Health Advisory Committee for past California State Senator Diane Watson.
“I am honored and excited to accept the appointment as CEO of the Maryland Tech Council and for the opportunity to lead the team that has built this amazing organization and supported our more than 450 members across the life sciences and technology sectors in Maryland,” said Mr. Rosendale.
The MTC is a collaborative community, actively engaged in building stronger technology and life science companies by supporting the efforts of its individual members. The MTC is the largest technology trade association in the state of Maryland with over 450 members. The Council supports its member companies who are driving innovation through advocacy, education, workforce development, cost savings, and connecting entrepreneurial minds.
For more information, visit http://www.mdtechcouncil.com.